|Poster:||Alison OK||Date:||Aug 30, 2018 10:24am|
|Forum:||news||Subject:||United Federation of Teachers: Finding primary sources online|
Many well-known and respected organizations have fully digitized their collections of primary sources and made them available free of charge, so they’re a great place to start. Students can see and interact with original documents, audio and even video, rather than reading about them secondhand. And while the sophistication of the language of primary-source documents can sometimes be a hurdle, there are online supports to help students comprehend this material [see “Using Leveled Reading Sites” for ways to make these documents more accessible]. Many of these sites also house educator resources to help teach students how to use primary sources in the classroom.
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